Medical Definition of Negative clinical trial

Negative clinical trial: A clinical trial that shows that a new treatment is inferior to standard treatment. See: Clinical trials. See also: Inconclusive clinical trial; Non-inferior clinical trial; Positive clinical trial.

Last Editorial Review: 1/24/2017

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